[ om-bruh-lee-noh ]

noun,plural om·brel·li·nos.Western Church.
  1. the white silk canopy held over the Eucharist while transferring it from one place to another, especially from the main altar to a side altar.

Origin of ombrellino

1840–50; <Italian: literally, parasol, sunshade

Words Nearby ombrellino Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use ombrellino in a sentence

  • Le pommeau, says the chronicler, est orn de ce que les Romains nomment ombrellino (petit dais en parasol).

    History of the Fan | George Woolliscroft Rhead
  • The Blessed Sacrament was now to be carried round the lines of the sick, beneath an ombrellino.

    Lourdes | Robert Hugh Benson